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Women Owned Businesses

Three Nassau County, NY Legislators Kick-Off Initiative to Empower Local Small Businesses

Cecilia T. Capers | Posted 10.29.2014 | Black Voices
Cecilia T. Capers

At the forefront of this initiative is second term Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages and his Democratic Minority Caucus colleagues, Legislators Kevan Abrahams and Siela Bynoe.

Woman-Owned, Minority-Owned Construction Company Marks 108 Years and Counting

Kate Kelly | Posted 06.25.2013 | Business
Kate Kelly

In her position as company head, Cheryl Daniel represents the fifth generation of the oldest family-run minority and woman-owned design and construction firm in the country.

Why an Immigrant Woman Could Be Your Next Boss

Karin Kamp | Posted 05.22.2013 | Small Business
Karin Kamp

Thirteen percent of all women-owned firms are held by women born outside the U.S. This "quiet revolution" translates into income, jobs and tax revenues.

Taking Off, Getting Down to Business: ITP Women Entrepreneurs Festival

Nancy Hechinger | Posted 02.04.2013 | Small Business
Nancy Hechinger

There are two heart-stopping moments when you watch a trapeze artist. One is the moment she leaves the security of the platform to catch the trapeze. The second is the moment she lets go of one trapeze, hangs in the air, before catching the second. It's a lot like deciding to become an entrepreneur.

Women Launch More Companies, But They Stay Smaller

Ekaterina Walter | Posted 01.27.2013 | Women
Ekaterina Walter

Investors need to be aware of their sometimes unconscious biases, and women need to understand the perceptions that exist and be able to address them head-on.

The Startup Visa's Appeal to Women

Ekaterina Walter | Posted 10.08.2012 | Women
Ekaterina Walter

There needs to be a commitment to look at women within international startup communities.

The 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned Companies In America

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 04.26.2012 | Small Business

It's not a man's world anymore. Women-owned businesses account for nearly 30 percent of all companies in the U.S. and aren't slowing down, according t...

What We Learned From Wienergate

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 08.23.2011 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

In the wake of all the buzz about Weiner's weiner, a certain controversial idea has bubbled up. And it's this: men and women are different. And we'r...

Women-Owned Businesses On The Rise

Open Forum | Posted 06.02.2011 | Business

Today, American Express OPEN released The American Express OPEN State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, a comprehensive look at the growth of women-ow...

Wal-Mart: What Do Women Want?

BJ Gallagher | Posted 05.30.2011 | Business
BJ Gallagher

Judging by allegations in the class action suit being brought by their female employees, Wal-Mart executives and managers seem to have "dog ears." You...

Women and Minorities Bit Players, But Gaining in Selling to America's Biggest Customer -- the Federal Government

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

When it comes to stimulus-related government contracts for small business, women's business, and minority-owned businesses, there are but few happy campers.